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A perfect match at Corner Inlet

A 550-acre property at Manns Beach has been the focus of saltmarsh protection works now for more than a decade. Owned by Yarram local, Esme Rash, the property has been in her family for more than 120 years. According to West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority Project Coordinator, Tanya Cowell, the 390-acre work site is important [...]

Partnership re-affirmed

The West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (WGCMA) and Gunaikurnai Land and Waters Aboriginal Corporation (GLaWAC) re-signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday, 16th April.

Increasing awareness to Close the Gap

On the eve of this year’s Close the Gap day, staff from West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority (WGCMA) and Gippsland Water spent a day learning about Gunaikurnai culture and history, as part of a Cultural Heritage training program.

Access to Horseshoe Bend closed

From the start of February until mid-2019 there will be no public access to Horseshoe Bend, while work is underway to create the Thomson River Fishway.

Fishway contract awarded

Woods Environmental Services has been awarded the contract to re-connect the Thomson River by creating a fishway at Horseshoe Bend.

Celebrating NAIDOC week with the CMA

NAIDOC Week is held each July to acknowledge and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Actions and achievements of Victoria’s CMAs on show in new report

Victoria’s CMAs have showcased the role they play in protecting and enhancing the state’s land, water and biodiversity through the release of their 2016-17 Actions and Achievements Report. The Victorian Catchment Management Authorities’ Actions and Achievement Report 2016-17 was released by the Hon Lisa Neville MP and outlines contributions the 10 CMAs have made to Victoria’s environment, economy and liveability.

Life could be a Dream

Dream Island, off the coast of McLoughlins Beach in South Gippsland, is a dream for local nesting shorebirds and migratory waders.

Their future is our future

Every summer, Corner Inlet in South Gippsland is a hive of activity – and it’s not just tourists that flock to the area to visit the adjacent Wilsons Promontory. Thousands of migratory waterbirds, including snipe, sandpipers, and tern, travel to the Ramsar listed inlet and its barrier sand islands as part of their annual nesting, feeding, and breeding lifecycle.